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CityKidz Ministries Ottawa

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Wendy Turpin
Executive Director
CityKidz Ministries Ottawa

532 Montreal Road, #220
Ottawa, ON
Canada K1K 4R4

TEL: 613-796-3063

E-mail: wendy@citykidz.ca

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Youth (11-15 years); Children (0-10 years)

We exist to increase resiliency and inspire BIG dreams for Canadian children living in low-income communities by providing inspirational experiences and nurturing personal relationships, one child at a time.

citykidz.ca/branches/ottawa

Volunteer Opportunities

This position will appeal to a person who is comfortable cold calling businesses for silent auction prize donations driving to pick up items, and delivering to holding area.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Assist silent auction team in calling for donations
• Assist the team in the pick up of items and other pre-event preparation
• Keep Silent Auction Coordinator up to date with acquisitions.
• Create prize packages for raffles as well as auction items
• Attend Banquet and help to oversee auction operations
• Work with the Silent Auction Coordinator, post-gala, with written report of actuals and wrap up.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Attention to Detail
• Driver’s license and car.
• Excellent English.
• Ability to work with a Silent Auction Coordinator and a team of volunteers
• Accuracy
• Comfortable with and ability to call businesses for donations during the day
• Ability to create beautiful and creative displays of auction items
• Excellent written and grammatical skills
• Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, Drop Box, Outlook
• Ability to work with last minute revisions at deadline
• Ability to communicate with all volunteers
• Positive attitude and good work ethic.
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
• The ability to commit to 5 to 15 hours per week with some daytime hours.
Location: work from home, some driving
Deadline: Mar 3, 2018
This position is one of two Silent Auction Coordinator positions available to work with a team of volunteers in the acquisition of Silent Auction Prizes and to ensure that the Silent Auction, Raffles and Games for our annual Big Dream Banquet and Silent Auction, held in November, run smoothly, are on time, and handled thoroughly from start to finish including the database and final close-out with auction winners. The Silent Auction Coordinators will work together to ensure communication is maintained with all parties, directing related committees and keeping volunteers on task. This includes monitoring the timetable to assist the coordinator to make sure critical deadlines are met and activities are initiated and properly executed when scheduled. The Silent Auction Coordinators will work with the Event Coordinator and the Big Dream Banquet Committee on planning and engage with volunteers through all phases of the auctions.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Attend all banquet committee meetings and update on acquisitions
• Coordinate a team of silent auction volunteers
• Assist silent auction team in calling for donations
• Assist, when necessary, in the pick up of items and other pre-event preparation
• Keep banquet committee up to date with acquisitions.
• Create a project timeline
• Maintain the silent auction database
• Create prize packages for raffles as well as auction items
• Attend Banquet and Oversee auction operations
• Work with the Event Coordinator post-gala, with written report of actuals and wrap up.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Attention to Detail
• Driver’s license and car.
• Excellent English.
• Ability to work with another Silent Auction Coordinator and a team of volunteers
• Accuracy
• Comfortable with and ability to call businesses for donations during the day
• Ability to create beautiful and creative displays of auction items
• Excellent written and grammatical skills
• Experienced with Microsoft Word, Excel, Drop Box, Outlook
• Ability to work with last minute revisions at deadline
• Ability to communicate with all volunteers and banquet coordinators
• Positive attitude and good work ethic.
• Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives without supervision.
• The ability to commit to 5 to 15 hours per week with some daytime hours.
Location: work from home, some driving
Deadline: Mar 3, 2018